Dent Corn
Zea mays 'Baby Fingers'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zea (ZEE-uh) (Info)
Species: mays (maze) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Fingers
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Days to Maturity:

71 to 80 days

81 to 90 days

Kernel Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Yellow

Dark Purple/Black

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Brown/Bronze

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 30, 2006, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Information only, I have not grown this variety.

This brightly colored corn has pretty little minature ears. Many colors are exhibited and this corn would seem perfect for roadside stands and Fall decorations.